Yearly Archives: 2016

Playful Pals Stamp Set ~ Cute Cards for Kids!

Playful Pals Stamp Set ~ Cute Cards for Kids! I have had the Playful Pals Stamp Set for several months now and I finally found some time to pull it out and make some really cute cards for kids.  I am a big fan of handwritten notes, and I believe it […]

playful pals stamp set

everyday jars framelits dies

Jar of Love Stamp Set 14 comments

Jar of Love Stamp Set Welcome!  I’m excited to announce that I have been accepted to participate in the Stamp Review Crew! The “Stamp Review Crew” is a group of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators who work together to bring you ideas using different stamp sets on the first and third Mondays of […]

Paper Pumpkin Promotion

Paper Pumpkin Promotion Stampin’ Up! has monthly subscription boxes that contain everything you need to create cards or special projects. Let me just repeat the most important part of that statement:  everything is included.  All you need are scissors and adhesive, and sometimes you don’t even need those items.  The […]

paper pumpkin promotion

tin of card stamp set

“June Cleaver” Card 2 comments

“June Cleaver” Card:  Floral Boutique Designer Series Paper Today’s card was inspired by June Cleaver.  Can you see why?  I just love how this special card fold, combined with the lovely designs on the Floral Boutique Designer Series Paper, work together with the metal-rimmed pearls to make this card look […]

Let the DSP Speak For Itself

Floral Boutique Designer Series Paper Sometimes a sheet of Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper is so beautiful, you just have to let the paper speak for itself.  I first wrote about this phenomenom last year in my post about the beautiful design included in the now-retired Timeless Elegance Designer Series […]

floral boutique designer series paper

washi tape card

Washi Tape Card How-To

Washi Tape Card How-To It took me a little while to fall in love with washi tape, but now that I have, look out!  Wahsi tape is another new obsession of mine!  Take a look at my quick one minute video to see how easy it is to make a […]

Rose Wonder Stamp Set

Rose Wonder Stamp Set I mentioned in my previous post that the Rose Wonder Stamp Set makes a wonderful addition to your stamping collection because of the many different sentiments that are included in the set.  Today’s card uses the “Happy Birthday” stamp and the Detailed Floral Thinlits, along with […]

rose wonder stamp set

rose garden thinlits

Rose Garden Thinlits

Rose Garden Thinlits I’m so glad I decided to purchase the Rose Garden Thinlits and the coordinating Rose Wonder Stamp Set!  It took me awhile to figure out how to incorporate the rose images into my card-making style, but today’s card represents me in a lot of ways. I love […]

Blooms & Bliss Designer Series Paper

Blooms and Bliss Designer Series Paper I have to admit that upon first glance, I decided that I wasn’t going to order the new Blooms & Bliss Designer Series Paper.  The patterns just aren’t my style.  However, I participated in a “paper share” with one of my customers and the Blooms […]

pop of paradise stamp set

good vibes project life

Make Cards In A Snap!

Good Vibes Project Life You can make a gorgeous greeting card in a snap with the Good Vibes Project Life Card Collection and Good Vibes Project Life Accessory Pack from Stampin’ Up!  When I say “in a snap,” I mean it!  I made both of these cards in under five […]

Make Waves!! Swirly Scribbles Thinlits

Make Waves! Swirly Scribbles Thinlits We enjoyed a fun 2016-17 Annual Catalog Launch Party on Friday night.  I promised my ladies that as part of the party, we would make four cards.  Naturally, I came down with cardmakers block – it’s a real thing, I tell ya! – and for […]

make waves with swirly scribbles thinlits

2016-18 in-colors from stampin up

2016-18 In-Colors from Stampin’ Up!

2016-18 In-Colors from Stampin’ Up! Take a look at the five new 2016-18 In-Colors from Stampin’ Up!  Aren’t these new colors delicious?  I thought this scoop of ice cream card using the Sprinkles of Life Stamp Set was a great way to show you all of the new colors at […]